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Right Atrial Thrombosis in the Fetus with Dilatation of the Right Atrium with in Utero Spontaneous Resolution - A Case Report with Neonatal Follow-Up

Joanna Płużańska
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  • Prenatal Cardiology Department Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital & Medical University of Lodz
  • Pediatric Cardiology Department Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital
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Published Online: 2016-03-05 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pcard-2015-0004


We present an extraordinary case of congenital enlargement of the right atrium diagnosed at 31 weeks of gestation. This case emphasizes the fact that timing of the detection of this particular cardiac malformation is of capital importance to tract the optimal treatment strategy in order to monitor further progression (in this case accompanying thrombosis) and prevent complications.

Keywords : right atrial enlargement; prenatal diagnosis; fetal echocardiography; idiopathic; congenital anomaly


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About the article

Received: 2015-11-30

Accepted: 2015-12-20

Published Online: 2016-03-05

Published in Print: 2015-12-01

Citation Information: Prenatal Cardiology, Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 26–33, ISSN (Online) 2353-8201, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pcard-2015-0004.

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